1936 Major League Baseball season

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1936 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 14 – October 6, 1936
Regular season
Season champions AL: New York Yankees
NL: New York Giants
Season MVP AL: Lou Gehrig (NYY)
NL: Carl Hubbell (NYG)
World Series
Champions New York Yankees
  Runners-up New York Giants
MLB seasons

The 1936 Major League Baseball season.

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Luke Appling CHW .388 Paul Waner PIT .373
HR Lou Gehrig NYY 49 Mel Ott NYG 33
RBI Hal Trosky CLE 162 Joe Medwick STL 138
Wins Tommy Bridges DET 23 Carl Hubbell NYG 26
ERA Lefty Grove BOS 2.81 Carl Hubbell NYG 2.31
SO Tommy Bridges DET 175 Van Lingle Mungo BRO 238
SV Pat Malone NYY 9 Dizzy Dean STL 11
SB Lyn Lary SLB 37 Pepper Martin STL 23

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Yankees 102 51 .666
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 19.5
Chicago White Sox 81 70 .536 20
Washington Senators 82 71 .536 20
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 22.5
Boston Red Sox 74 80 .481 28.5
St. Louis Browns 57 95 .375 44.5
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 .346 49

National League final standings[edit]

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 92 62 .597
Chicago Cubs 87 67 .565 5
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 .565 5
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 .545 8
Cincinnati Reds 74 80 .481 18
Boston Bees 71 83 .461 21
Brooklyn Dodgers 67 87 .435 25
Philadelphia Phillies 54 100 .351 38

Managers[edit]

American League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Joe Cronin
Chicago White Sox Jimmy Dykes
Cleveland Indians Steve O'Neill
Detroit Tigers Mickey Cochrane
New York Yankees Joe McCarthy
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Rogers Hornsby
Washington Senators Bucky Harris

National League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Bill McKechnie
Brooklyn Dodgers Casey Stengel
Chicago Cubs Charlie Grimm
Cincinnati Reds Chuck Dressen
New York Giants Bill Terry
Philadelphia Phillies Jimmie Wilson
Pittsburgh Pirates Pie Traynor
St. Louis Cardinals Frankie Frisch

Feats[edit]

The New York Yankees set a Major League record for the most runs batted in during a season, with 995.[1]

Events[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Runs Batted In – Single Season RBI Records". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "THT Live". hardballtimes.com. Retrieved July 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736. 

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